A plush gray velvet sofa and chair offer comfortable seating in this living room. The statement piece of the space, a gray and white animal hide rug, pairs with a gray shag rug to add texture and interest. Metallic accents are found throughout the space in the floor lamp, vases, mosaic accent wall and artwork.
This space is artfully designed to be both modern with a hint of art deco. Gold accents team with modern pieces to give the room a touch of glamour. An animal hide rug and animal-themed black-and-white photography add eclecticism and whimsy, while a modern chandelier is a conversation piece in its own right.
A black-painted clawfoot tub fits with the character of this historic New York farmhouse, but the sleek black-on-white design of the space is characteristic of its modern renovation. In this updated bathroom, white walls mix with black octagonal tile floors and an unexpected animal hide rug to create an eclectic space with loads of style.
This charming great room wows with high ceilings, industrial metal supports and exposed ductwork. Stone walls give the space an Old World feel, yet contemporary sofas and animal hide chairs bring an amazing, updated element. Space to store logs near the fireplace is both functional and decorative, and the TV above the fireplace makes this room truly multipurpose.
Neutral colors keep this cozy room well decorated without feeling cramped. A fireplace surround provides beautiful texture with framing floating shelves for decorative display and storage. A zebra rug separates a leather tufted sofa and a pair of armchairs. The animal hide, rough brick, faux fur pillow and nailhead detailing add a pleasing mix of texture to the room.
The TV is mounted above a black cabinet for an entertainment center effect. A red sofa adds a bold pop of color to liven up the black and white color scheme. A pair of chairs provide additional seating. Striped curtains, a mixture of throw pillows and an animal hide rug put the finishing touches in the design.
The open space surrounding this glass dining table brings a spacious feel to the small set up. An animal hide rug adds personality and texture to the smooth, stylish look of the table setting. Hot pink napkins and a centerpiece of orchids add a lovely pop of color. A wet bar with stainless steel seating is just within reach.
Black and white vertically striped curtains frame the large window in this living room. A pair of modern arm chairs and a bright, red couch face in to the plastic coffee table keeping the view open to the animal hide rug. An abstract art canvas breaks up the white space on the walls and blends all the colors used throughout the room.
Pink orchids, hot pink ringed napkins and rose colored wine glasses add a feminine yet bold pop of color to this contemporary dining room. Four chairs and one matching bench feature stainless steel backrests with neutral upholstered seat cushions. The glass table looks down to the silver support legs and animal hide black rug, giving attitude to the space in the open setting.
A custom made steel pivot door adds a statement modern element to this living space design. Cool-toned hardwood gives off a gray coloring beautifully mixing with the white walls and all ceilings. A wood dining table is paired with tan leather chairs over an animal hide rug. A large wall of windows lets in natural light and offers a view to the yard.
The owner of this French Country home wanted to redesign her house to better fit her girly style, so she added some bold, stylish pieces to her living room. The milk-white deer head, the pink chair, animal hide rug and clear coffee table make a unique statement in the space, while the traditional fireplace, nude canvas chairs and elegant sconces keep the classy tradition of the French Country style alive in her home.
A Chicago high-rise bedroom evokes a well-balanced yet cozy atmosphere. The space contains a touch of the homeowners' beloved Texas in the form of a fabric reminiscent of animal hide on an ottoman, along with a feeling of modern, bold Chicago with bright-red accent colors and a black leather, tufted headboard. Draperies are custom-designed with red fringe borders, and a hint of elegance is imbued nearby with two shimmering, mirrored nightstands.
A variety of materials and surfaces give this kitchen that opens to a stylish living room and dining room/study combination a cosmopolitan feel. Abstract art by local artists Todd Alexander and Joe Adams, animal hide rugs, natural wood, an Alexander Calder-esque light fixture and plenty of references to nature and culture made for a very smart mix. We especially love the detail of artwork leaned on the kitchen countertops for an effortless look.
Opt for hide rugs in high-traffic areas, like foyers and hallways, because they can stand up to the hustle and bustle. “I love to use hide rugs in foyers and hallways. Since hides are natural animal skin, the material is incredibly durable and cleanable. Hides can be made into rugs in a variety of patterns that include checked, striped, chevron and even circular patterns. This striped hide rug was an ideal choice for this large, central hallway. We custom made it to size and only included white and gray colors which gives the rug some variety, but still allows it to have a neutral and soft effect, says Claire Paquin of Clean Design Partners.
If the closet and dresser in your child's room has reached capacity, consider adding a storage bench at the end of the bed. This adaptable piece of furniture gives you a way to hide away medium and larger-sized toys and stuffed animals inside, while also providing a place to change shoes or lay out clothes for the next school day.